The Upward Look
© Copyright 2005, Max D. Hutto,
“He will not always strive with us; Nor will He keep His anger forever.” Psalm 103:9 NASB
While God is slow to anger (verse 8), like a good Father, He will discipline His children. He will strive, scold, chide, rebuke, and accuse His children who are doing wrong. His desire is to correct not to punish. Therefore, when the child has repented and turned from his sin, God will not continue to be angry. He does not hold a grudge. God shows His great mercy by readily forgiving the repentant child.
Lord Jesus, I am amazed at Your great mercy and grace that ultimately was demonstrated by taking the punishment for my sins on Calvary’s cross. Thank You for making me aware my sin and turning me back to following Your way.
February 4, 2005
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